India vs. Pakistan: The 1 Thing That Could Spark a Nuclear War (Billions Dead)

Despite steps to increase people-to-people links between India and Pakistan, the Pakistan Army and intelligence service—which exercise a monopoly over the nation’s foreign policy—have ensured that Kashmir remains a boiling issue between the two nations. Recent India–Pakistan border skirmishes have brought … Read More

No new tariffs: Trump’s Mexico reprieve is good news for world economy

Central bank chiefs and finance ministers gathered in Fukuoka, Japan, for meetings of the Group of 20 were quick to welcome Trump’s move. President Donald Trump’s decision to drop plans for new tariffs on Mexico is rare good news for … Read More

Over 70 killed as rains wreak havoc in South Asia

File Photo KARACHI, Pakistan / New Delhi  Torrential rains followed by flash floods have claimed scores of lives across India and Pakistan, officials and local media said Wednesday. Thunderstorms in northern, central and western Indian states late on Tuesday have killed … Read More

India’s elections will be a struggle for the country’s soul

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Congress party supporters hold party flags during the launch of the party’s campaign in Punjab ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, at a Congress rally in Killi Chahlan village near Moga on March 7, 2019. Source: Narinder Nanu/AFP INDIAN … Read More

Pakistan vows retaliation for India’s airstrike on alleged militant camps

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India and Pakistan may be on the brink of yet another violent conflict after Indian jets launched strikes on suspected militant camps on Pakistani soil. Many fear an escalation could be devastating for the entire region. India said on Tuesday … Read More

Be ready for war, crisis: Chinese President Xi Jinping tells army

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China’s armed forces should be ready for combat and be prepared for unexpected crisis and war, President Xi Jinping said on Friday in his first meeting with the military top brass in Beijing in 2019. The massive and rapidly modernizing, People’s … Read More

Deadly Indian ‘rat fever’ kills at least 12, with another 54 suspected deaths

Disease spread through water, soil or food containing rodent urine has infected 372 people in southern state of Kerala. “Rat fever” has killed at least 12 people with another 54 suspected fatal cases in the southern Indian state of Kerala since August, … Read More

Global desert: Drought turning the planet into a tinderbox

Drought is turning many areas of the globe into arid wastelands. Excessive heat has cost lives, ruined crops and created water shortages. The effects are being felt from South America to the Arctic Circle. Australia: ‘Land of drought’ Australian Prime … Read More

Iran Sanctions: India’s Options

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Once again, India is caught in the middle of a conflict between the US and Iran. During the earlier round of sanctions, India had succeeded in deftly manoeuvring through the sanctions regime, keeping its relations with both countries intact, if … Read More

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